1972 Mercury Cougar XR7
2006 Dodge Magnum R/T
Head to Head
This photo was at the Cougar National Convention in Dallas Texas in 2006. It won it's class and was featured as November on the National Calendar. Obviously before the 429 and Hood Scoop & Ram Air (with the 351 Cleveland, FMX)
How it was aquired:
We had a christmas budget and have 4 daughters and bought them all motorcycles for christmas but I had seen this Cougar and my wife had also. One day she said, that's the most beautiful car I've ever seen. So I sneakingly stopped one day and asked the fellow what he wanted for it and it was way beyond my means at the time. He said well, make an offer so I made a very small standing offer and he laughed. 2 days before Christmas he had to have cash so I was scrambling. I aquired it and gave it to my wife for Christmas. (hence the name Chris)Since then we've painted it and built the 429 for it. http://www.yo...v=z0AQCT14Edo . This is a real old school muscle car. This car weighs 3,760# with the 429 wet.
Stepdaughter is getting her license soon. We decided to give her the Altima and I got to look for a new car. Found one of my favorites. 2006 Dodge Magnum R/T fully loaded.
Specs for “Chris”
.0-60 @ 5 sec. 1/4 mile ? Dyno'd at 472hp, 501 torque @ 5,200' altitude
Specs for “Maggie”
5.7L HEMI V8
Factory Options for “Chris”
XR7 Package, Convertible, one of 1,929 total made, leather buckets, p/s, p/b, a/c, am/fm/8 track, This is a very rare car.
Factory Options for “Maggie”
Navigation, DVD, Leather, Power/heated seats, Boston Acoustic System
Mods for “Chris”
429 Ford engine out of a 68 T-bird.(which stock was 390 hp) rebuilt with high comp pistons, ported, polished heads, crane roller cam with roller rockers, 750 Holley, Edelbrock med rise manifold, Ram Air, full length Hooker Headers, 3" exhaust with H-pipe, C6 trans with extra clutches and shift kit. Dyno'd at 472HP. Tons of torque, Will run 150+ with 2.73 gears, Cragar SS wheels, 10 disc cd, 1100 watt stereo,
Mods for “Maggie”
Foose wheels, Eibach suspension, Bassani exhaust
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